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About Cafe Fiorello

A forum for Lincoln Center’s performing arts culture for nearly 30 years, Café Fiorello features a sprawling bar filled with more than 50 kinds of antipasti. Finished in warm wood, brass and mirrors, the main dining room suggests a timeless charm. In addition to the hot and cold antipasto specialties of vegetables and seafood, the menu features updated Italian classics and specialty dishes, as well as a selection of seafood, steak, veal & pasta.

1900 Broadway
New York, NY 10023
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Vegetarian / Vegan

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 11:15 am
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00 pm - 12:30 am, Saturday 3:00 pm - 12:30, Sunday: 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cross Street:
Between 63rd and 64th Streets

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 595-5330

Website:
http://www.cafefiorello.com/

Parking Details:
Icon Parking System between Broadway and CPW. Entrances on 63rd and 64th Street. No validation.

Public Transit:
A, C, E, B, D & 1 trains to Columbus Circle

Private Party Facilities:
The intimate semi-private dining room provides and elegant oasis within the restaurant's lively atmosphere for up to 35 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Carmen Bottoms or Andrea Roman: (212) 265-0100

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Cafe Fiorello Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (157)
Neighborhood Gem (92)
Casual (71)
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Special Occasion (64)
Great for Lunch (60)
Good for a Date (58)
Fit for Foodies (48)
Fun (48)
Great for Brunch (46)
Good for Anniversaries (44)
Good for Birthdays (44)
Good Vegetarian Options (43)
Late-night Find (42)
Good for Groups (41)
Sunday Lunch (40)
Authentic (39)
People Watching (39)
Bar Seating (37)
Comfort Food (37)
Creative Cuisine (32)
Cozy (31)
Hot Spot (29)
Business Meals (28)
Vibrant Bar Scene (26)
Romantic (25)
Healthy (23)
Notable Wine List (22)
Kid-friendly (22)
Great for Outdoor Dining (21)
Quick Bite (21)
Vegan (18)
Seasonal (17)
Worth the Drive (16)
Happy Hour (12)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Afternoon Coffee (11)
Tapas (11)
Local Ingredients (8)
Scenic View (8)
Tasting Menu (7)
Disabled Access (6)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Organic (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Great Beer (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

Classic spot of pre- or post-event near Lincoln Center. Service that perfectly borders the professional and the friendly. Prompt service yet no rush.

Tags: People Watching, Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Central Coast)·Dined 2 days ago

Just a great place all around. Especially the bartenders Clever and Adrian. Tried to get there early enough to get a spot at the bar.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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food5
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·Dined 3 days ago

Ocupe la barra!! Excelente atención por parte del Barman....muy atento y simpático !!!!

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food5
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

We love this restaurant. Our go to spot before the ballet, theater or philharmonic at Lincoln Center. Staff is accommodating and food always delish. And you can't beat indulging in the warm cookies they walk around with. It happened to be my parents anniversary and the staff gave us glasses of champagne to celebrate- making our experience even more memorable.

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Delicious baked clams. Great location for Lincoln center

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

As usual, it was great to have a weekday lunch/brunch at 11:45 at Fiorella's. This restaurant is
very reliable and consistent for delivery of good food and service at a convenient location for
out of town visitors here to attend opera at Lincoln Center. My friend from San Francisco had
one of their great pizzas and I had the frittata. Both were delicious. The staff was very nice in seating us in the very quietest secluded table so we could have a nice catch-up visit. Both of
us were very happy with our meal. My only comment regarding food selection is, being a late riser, would like more of traditional brunch choices during the week as well as the weekend.
Thank you Fiorella's you are always great.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Casual, Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

I never write bad reviews, really. But had to this time. We have always enjoyed Cafe Fiorello’s bar area when we stop in without a reservation for supper after the opera or ballet. We decided to reserve a table for post-ballet supper on Valentines Day. I reserved this weeks in advance. We wound up with a truly horrible table that was super uncomfortable in a tiny dark back corridor behind the wait station even though there were plenty of tables available in the main dining area, which was lively, comfortable, and nicely lit. Had a truly dreadful time. We would have asked to be seated elsewhere but I didn’t want to make a fuss in front of the other people dining in the area we were in. But honestly no one should be put in this part of the restaurant. We had a great waiter, he was terrific, food was just ok, not as good as in the past. We were so uncomfortable we didn’t order as much food as we intended. And no one offered to take my very long coat (too large to sit in at the tiny table) so my husband had to get up and ask them to hang it up after we saw where we were sitting. Just. No. A really disappointing Valentine’s Day supper on the 30th anniversary of our engagement. Not sure we will ever return to this spot we used to enjoy.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Bar Seating
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·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and staff were very polite and efficient. I would definitely return here and recommend it to my friends.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, People Watching
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Best place for dinner before Lincoln Center. Organized, friendly service. Loved the fried artichokes. Unforgettable chocolate mousse.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

always a pre-ballet favorite ! We have been dining at Cafe Fiorellos for years and years- thank you for your ever famous appetizer bar - and your chicken Tuesday night was amazing !

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Brunch omelet was fantastic. Service was excellent.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 6 days ago

always Fabulous
no disappointed
cant wait till next week

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great brunch menu. Food and service are very good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Very nice people and great service. Food is decent but not spectacular.

Tags: People Watching, Fun, Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Never disappoints, a friendly happy tasty enjoyable evening.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food. Great service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

The service is great; the food is good; it’s a bit crowded and noisy but just what you’d expect in that area of NYC.

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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Extremely noisy, could not communicate, with seats too crammed. Service was pretty good despite mob

Plus = close to Lincoln Center

Tags: Afternoon Tea
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food3
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

As always enjoyed the antipasti and the Italian Wedding soup - great before and after theater - friendly service, a bit crowded and noisy but one of my favorite places with excellent food.

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Sunday Lunch, Pre/post Theatre, Good Vegetarian Options, Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Good food (Northern Italian regional). We were rushed, fast service from waiter to eating to table clearing to desert. Understand the pre theatre urgency but this was too much. A suggestion would be for the waiter to inquire if his "waitee" is in a hurry.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Very good for before the opera. They annoyed my guest by serving us coffee with milk, rather than asking us or serving cream.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Went for brunch before the opera across the street. I had s really great smoked salmon eggs Benedict.

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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Excellent meal. We especially love the vegetable appetizer and the lasagna.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Kid-friendly, Authentic, People Watching, Good for Groups, Vegan
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Wonderful in all ways! We will certainly come again.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 8, 2018

very good, and a lot of food, combined with very attentive service, made for a most enjoyable dining experience.

Tags: Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Cafe Fiorello is one of my "go to" places around Lincoln Center. It has never disappointed. I had a selection of antipastos that were divine. BEST cauliflower EVER

Tags: Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Fun
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·Dined on February 6, 2018

A great place to go before the opera - no worries about getting the check before curtain time as the servers were not only pleasant but quick, and the place is practically across the street. We took my father-in-law there and it was easy for him to maneuver, and the menu suited his tastes and ours. The fish dishes he and my husband got were perfectly cooked and my vegetarian pasta was full of flavor. Will definitely go there again!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Fiorello did it again. Impressive consistently high level of food and service. We celebrated my birthday and I was treated by our hostess Theodora and our waiter Denis like family. Wonderful experience. This was not our first time here and definitely not last. Thanks Fiorello

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Cafe Fiorello's efficient staff will have you served and in your seats across the street at Lincoln Center in time for curtain. The food is Americanized Italian, that is, too much cheese on the pizza, too much sauce on the pasta, too much oil on the salad--in general, much more fat than Italians ever use. That suits their core customer base though. Location is everything. There are a dozen better Italian places in midtown in the price range if you don't care about being close to Lincoln Center.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 5, 2018

We go here regulary before the opera. The staff are attentive and quick, and the food very good.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 4, 2018

I've eaten at Fiorello'over the years and always been pleased with the food and service. However, on this occasion we had to send back our pizza three times because it was cold. The kitchen couldn't get it right. To their credit, the restaurant took the charge off our check.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 4, 2018

CF always delivers; if you love thin crust pizza, they are the best. And I love there antipasti buffet. Real good. The only problem, the wine price alway drive the cost up! Oh well

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was excellent as was the service. Enjoyed dinner and will be back

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·Dined on February 3, 2018

Relaxed, cozy. Fast, efficient service. Topped off with a wonderful lunch. Close to Lincoln Center.

Tags: Quick Bite, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Great food, large portions but if you don’t get a booth, tables are very tight and not enough room for the plates sometimes.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We stopped in at Cafe Fiorello after an opera on the recommendation of a friend who lives near Lincoln Center. We arrived at 5:30, which was nice because the restaurant was not as busy and noisy as it was an hour later, allowing my friend and I to talk, have a glass of wine, and eat very comfortably. We enjoyed our appetizers and entrees - the organic chicken was a simple but hearty meal, and the chocolate mousse desert was lots of fun to share. I plan on returning with my husband before or after another opera in the future.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Introduced the restaurant to daughter &!granddaughter. Had a lovely evening

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 30, 2018

It is very convenient to Lincoln Centet and they make sure you get there on time. Also, nice touch to pass chocolate chip cookies around for dessert!

Tags: Disabled Access, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 29, 2018

From the moment we arrived, we were treated well.. perfect table, service and the food was delicious!! Couldn't ask for more.. we will definitely go back..

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 29, 2018

We had a great lunch! Good food and good service. Chicken parmigiana was wonderful!

Tags: Late-night Find, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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